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Imperial War Museum North

Trafford Wharf Road, Stretford, Trafford M17 1TZ, England
+44 161 836 4000
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Very Interesting

Very worthwhile to visit. Great exhibits and an hourly show describing the war from different... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Nick S
Southampton, United Kingdom
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Amazing visit

Is free entry! I went there on 3pm.There has a very wonderful precious real photos show presented... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Sing ee W
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Fascinating presentation of the impact of conflict on people's lives. Part of Imperial War Museums
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good31%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
Trafford Wharf Road, Stretford, Trafford M17 1TZ, England
+44 161 836 4000
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Very worthwhile to visit. Great exhibits and an hourly show describing the war from different perspectives. Very helpful staff and it's free entry but I would hope everyone gives a voluntary donation or places like this will disappear!

Thank Nick S
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Is free entry! I went there on 3pm.There has a very wonderful precious real photos show presented on wall, the music, the speaking recordings on that time were so real and impressive, feel like I'm in the war. This museum is really worth to spend...More

Thank Sing ee W
Reviewed 4 days ago

We bumped into this attraction the last time we visited Manchester at night and were determined to pop in this time round. How delighted we are of that decision! We were killing time waiting for the BBC Tour nearby at the MediaCity so we quickly...More

Thank Craig H
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

As with the London HQ, the Northern outpost of the Imperial War Museum has shifted it's emphasis toward the experience of conflict rather than the hardware. Starting in WW1 there are grouped presentations focusing on various wars often citing individuals insights. The cinematic presentations make...More

Thank Robert H
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Family visit-mum/dad, 2 teens and a 9 yr old. It is free but we paid £5 for the handbook (£1 per person so we felt better!). To be honest we found it rather boring. Not enough to engage the kids. Lots of artefacts and things...More

Thank dwmplen
Reviewed 5 days ago

Free to enter with lots of exhibitions and collections also a Big Picture Show a powerful cinematic experience The Cafe serves homemade baked goods, tea, coffee,deli sandwiches and salads, visit the Shop offers a wide range of products with something for everyone.

Thank 930barriew
Reviewed 6 days ago

This is a must do if you are in the area. Coverage is from 1914 to the present day. The artefacts and explanations make everything interesting and accessible. There is a show that covers many internal walls at frequent intervals. Free entry but donations requested.

Thank Anne D
Reviewed 6 days ago

Was expecting something amazing and I just didn't really get it. Could have been full of all sorts of military equipment (considering the empty space). Greater Manchester and it's people suffered a lot during World War Two and I think this museum deserves to be...More

Thank NewZealand-7
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I've been a few times now..there is always something new to discover..the displays start from the WW1 and go to present day..very thought provoking and interesting if you like military history or have been in the armed forces like myself and my father who accompanied...More

Thank Christian B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Like the title says. Better than walking around the shops. I suppose the exhibits are set out to tell a story but there isn't very much on display.

Thank Steven B
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15 May 2017|
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Response from kelwells | Reviewed this property |
Sorry not sure as caught the tram
Jenny B
14 April 2017|
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Response from Olliebot | Reviewed this property |
They've got a website with all details on.
28 March 2017|
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Response from Lin M | Reviewed this property |
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